When the harddrives in the oldest virtualization server at $WORK died, I was virtually left without any test systems running the other BSDs and some select Linux distros. We have another virtualization server with plenty of resources, and I decided to try NetBSD/amd64 10.0-RELEASE, build a few packages, and upgrade the VM to 10.0-STABLE.

Read More → Adventures in NetBSD/amd64 10.0

On my FreeBSD/i386 stable/10 and head VMs I have set up clang as the system compiler. I have also set CPUTYPE to corei7 as this is accepted by clang and pretty much describes the capabilities of the host system.

Read More → CPUTYPE woes with editors/emacs on FreeBSD/i386 stable/10